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This topic captures regulatory developments issued as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which are directly impacting C2P topics. 



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Content Overview

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for manufacturers and supply chains globally. This topic covers regulatory developments issued as a result of COVID-19 directly impacting C2P’s core topics, and is available as a complimentary topic to C2P subscribers.

The topic also provides News & Analysis on regulatory developments outside our core topics but which may be of interest to our clients.

Coverage Included

Our regulatory content in C2P is historically comprehensive with a robust QA process to ensure quality, consistency and accuracy. Below is a high level summary of our coverage for this topic:
  • Brazil: Approval of Extraordinary Measures for Carrying Out Conformity Assessment Activities in Countries Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Portaria No.79, 2020
  • Deferral of entry into force of key legislations, 
  • Extension of deadlines and time limits for reporting, registering, renewing certificates/ licenses or carrying out inspections of factories, workplaces etc.
  • Suspension or temporary authorisation of virtual conformity assessment procedures,
  • Occupational health and safety requirements and guidelines for workplaces in the context of Covid-19 (e.g obligation to implement Covid-19 prevention plans, hygiene protocols, procedures for testing/ screening employees, and  recording COVID-19 cases to health authorities),
  • Temporary environmental enforcement policy during the COVID-19,
  • Statements and instructions from Data Protection Authorities,
  • Temporary exemptions and authorisation of biocidal products.
  • News & Analysis:
    • EU Commission: European standards for medical supplies made freely available to facilitate an increase of production
    • UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA): Regulatory status of equipment being used to help prevent coronavirus (COVID-19)
    • Saudi Arabia extends the validity period for conformity certificates registered in SABER for additional 3 month period in response to COVID-19
    • Compliance & Risks: COVID-19 Regulatory Developments – Updates 1-14

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